Literary Theory “Literary theory” is the body of ideas and methods we use in the practical reading of literature. By literary theory we refer not to the meaning of a work of literature but to the theories that reveal what literature can mean.
Cardinal Conversations: Danielle Brown, Claude M. Steele and John Etchemendy on “When Free Expression and Inclusion Collide: A Dilemma of the Times
Georg (György) Lukács (1885–1971) was a literary theorist and philosopher who is widely viewed as one of the founders of “Western Marxism”.
New Criticism. A literary movement that started in the late 1920s and 1930s and originated in reaction to traditional criticism that new critics saw as largely concerned with matters extraneous to the text, e.g., with the biography or psychology of the author or the work’s relationship to literary history.
Courses offered by the Department of Art & Art History are listed on the Stanford Bulletin’s ExploreCourses web site under the subject codes ARTHIST (Art History), ARTSTUDI (Art Practice), FILMSTUD (Film Studies), and FILMPROD (Film Practice).. Mission of the Department of Art and Art History
Professor of History and Stanford Humanities Center Director Caroline Winterer defines the American enlightenment as a series of cultural, …
The History of Russia begins with that of the East Slavs. The traditional beginning of Russian history is 862 A.D. Kievan Rus’, the first united Eastern Slavic state, was founded in 882.The state adopted Christianity from the Byzantine Empire in 988, beginning with the synthesis of Byzantine and Slavic cultures that defined Orthodox …
Literary theory in a strict sense is the systematic study of the nature of literature and of the methods for analyzing literature. However, literary scholarship since the 19th century often includes—in addition to, or even instead of literary theory in the strict sense—considerations of intellectual history, moral philosophy, social prophecy, and …
ALSCW encourages the reading, writing, criticism, scholarship, and discussions among those committed to the reading and study of literary works.
Courses offered by the Department of Music are listed under the subject code MUSIC on the Stanford Bulletin’s ExploreCourses web site.. Mission of the Department of Music